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Sens. Kirk, Gillibrand Push New Bill to Speed Up Electronic Warfare Acquisition

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Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have proposed a bill that seeks to provide the Defense Department with more flexibility in terms of allocation of funds for electronic warfare platforms. The proposed Electronic Warfare Enhancement Act would also incorporate EW platforms into the Rapid Acquisition Authority Program in an effort to …

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Report: Army Nominee Eric Fanning’s Agenda Includes Force Readiness, Rapid Acquisition

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Eric Fanning, nominee for the U.S. Army secretary post, said he plans to explore strategies to ensure military personnel readiness and reverse a proposed brigade size reduction at the Army if confirmed, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes Fanning also vowed to maximize the Army’s combat power during his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. …

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